South County / Panoche

Photo of the Beaver Fire by Noe Magana

Beaver Fire blazes in San Benito County

The fire is located off Coalinga Highway and Airline Highway, East of King City.

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This 1956 Chevy Bel Air won best of show at last year's event. Photo provided.

32nd Street Festival Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Over 200 beautiful cars and trucks and 8,000 festival goers will descend upon downtown to catch up with friends and family while admiring the vehicles on display.

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BenitoLink Board President Rohit Sharma (center) hands BenitoLink donor (left) Debbie Simmons four Disneyland tickets. BenitoLink Executive Director Leslie David is on the far right.

BenitoLink Announces Disneyland Ticket Winner

Just retired from Pinnacles National Park, BenitoLink drawing winner Debbie Simmons is looking forward to her upcoming Disneyland trip.

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Election 2018: Updated results for June 5 primary

Updated results for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

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Update on death investigation related to Panoche Fire

The San Benito County Sheriff's Office issued an update regarding three deaths during the recent Panoche Fire.

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Airline Fire view from Bitterwater Valley burning alongside the ridge line. Photo courtesy Gail Ivens.

Multiple Wildfires Burning in South San Benito County

The fires are in various stages of containment.

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Photo by Joshua Miller

Remains believed to be found in Panoche Fire

The Panoche Fire is 64 acres and 75 percent contained, as of noon on June 5, according to the CalFire website.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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For the last 15 years Matt Christiano has opened up his home and collection to a group of friends for their annual fixathon. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Friendship and Pinball meet at annual Fixathon

Fifteen years after its inception, Matt Christiano and friends participate in their annual “fixathon” in which all participants come to Paicines Ranch to engage in repairing and playing pinball machines from Christiano’s collection.

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May 17 Election Forum was held at Bolado Park Event Center. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

San Benito County Farm Bureau hosts south county election forum

The San Benito County Farm Bureau hosted an election forum for south county residents to hear from county candidates on May 17.

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COLUMN: Water Irrigation System Inspections

As the temperatures start heating up in summer, your water use will go up as well.

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Robert and Christen Rivas. Photo submitted.

OPINION Robert Rivas: The Integrity and Heart We Need in Sacramento

Your voice will matter to Robert Rivas. I know firsthand, it's truly his character to listen and consider all sides. He will be unrelenting in his work to represent Assembly District 30.

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Business Council to partner with CMTC for Regional Manufacturers Roundtable

June 7 complimentary lunch event is designed to hear from manufacturers and connect them to resources for profitable growth. The event is offered at no cost to manufacturers and will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at San Juan Oaks.

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Tremors Soccer Fall 2018 Registration Now Open

Tremors Fall 2018 Registration for Soccer Rec Season

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Chuck Morris, owner of Rockin M Rodeo. Photo courtesy Chuck Morris.

Rough stock contractors strive for the eight-second ride

Elliot French, Slash Cross Bucking Horses LLC and Chuck Morris, Rockin M Rodeo to supply top-quality bucking horses at the 2018 San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo.

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Pinnacles National Park. Photo by John Chadwell.

Pinnacles National Park tourism generates $16.4 million in economic benefits

Study says locals make up almost 20 percent of day trips, and that 95.6 percent of visitor spending made by non-local visitors.

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Nielsen competing on her horse, Polly, at the Spurr Ranch barrel race in Shandon. Photo courtesy Brittany Nielsen's Facebook page.

Nielsen and Kutz to announce Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade

KSBW 8 News Anchor Brittany Nielsen and rodeo announcer Eddie Kutz will announce the San Benito County Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade on Saturday June 16, kicking off the 85th Anniversary of the horse show and rodeo.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Begins Negotiations with Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital for Possible Affiliation

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital seeks opportunity for potential partnership or affiliation with Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital in fulfilling their commitment to preserve and strengthen the health care services provided to the community.

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Local rodeo athletes to compete at rodeo state finals

San Benito County will once again be well represented during the California Junior High School Rodeo Association’s State Finals and the California High School Rodeo Association’s State Finals rodeo.

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Students made that? Hollister FFA hosts Agricultural Mechanics Auction

Hollister FFA will host an agricultural mechanics auction of student-made goods on Saturday, April 28 at Bolado Park.

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